Tuesday, 24 April 2018 00:00
MAS Holdings, the region’s number one design to delivery apparel solutions provider, recently won 11 coveted awards at the prestigious JASTECA Awards Ceremony. Organised by the Japan-Sri Lanka Technical and Cultural Association (JASTECA), the competition recognises the country’s strongest performers who excelled in 5S, Kaizen and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Vying against some of the biggest contenders in the country, MAS added 11 laurels to its name at the JASTECA Awards Ceremony, winning Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit awards for the Taiki Akimoto 5S Award and Silver and Merit awards for the Nagaaki Yamamoto KAIZEN Award, while also clinching the Bronze and Merit accolades for the Ian Dias Abeysinghe Memorial JASTECA CSR /Sustainability award.
JASTECA 5S Awards is considered to be the Annual National Competition of 5S in Sri Lanka, which awards leading lean manufacturers in the country. JASTECA Awards recognises Sri Lanka’s best 5S performers with Gold, Silver, Bronze and Merit awards under three main categories of 5S, Kaizen, CSR and Sustainability, which is further divided according to the sectors as Small, Medium and Large.
Winners of JASTECA Awards are as follows:
Taiki Akimoto 5S Gold award – (Large): MAS Active Ltd. – Linea Intimo
Taiki Akimoto 5S Silver award – (Large): MAS Active Shadowline – Katunayake
Taiki Akimoto 5S Bronze award – (Large): MAS Kreeda Synergy Division – Avissawella
MAS Active Asialine Division – Middeniya
Taiki Akimoto 5S – Merit award: MAS Active Sleekline – Nittambuwa
Nagaaki Yamamoto Kaizen Silver Award 2017: MAS Active Contourline – Kandy
Nagaaki Yamamoto Kaizen Merit Award 2017: MAS Kreeda Synergy Division – Avissawella
Ian Dias Abeysinghe Memorial JASTECA CSR/Sustainability Bronze Award: Linea Aqua Ltd.
Ian Dias Abeysinghe Memorial JASTECA CSR/Sustainability Award 2017 – Merit:
Young Sustainability Leaders Program: MAS Fabrics Ltd. – Matrix
Viharamahadevi Community Development Centre MAS Active Trading Ltd. – Linea Intimo
Eco Club Initiative MAS Active Ltd. – Contourline
Taiki Akimoto 5S Certificates of Compliance: MAS Kreeda – Linea AITC MAS Holdings manages a portfolio of businesses with a revenue of $ 1.8 b and is positioned as one of the world’s most recognised design to delivery solution providers in the realm of apparel and textile manufacturing. It is also the largest apparel and textile manufacturer in South Asia. The organisation is headquartered in Sri Lanka with 53 manufacturing facilities placed across 16 countries, with design locations placed in key style centers across the globe and over 90,000 people involved in its operation.
The seamlessly integrated supply chain that is balanced to perfection with the organisations strategically placed design houses gives MAS the knowledge, the means and the speed to deliver what is demanded by the industry.